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Sri Dandayudhapani Swamy temple complex at Palani and origin and development of Muruka worship in South India: a comprehensive cultural study
2017, Hardcover

the book presents the whole spiritual complex of palani, documenting in a systematic way the main hill temple, including the architecture and other art details.
At the crossroads of culture and literature, ed. by Suchorita Chattopadhyay
2016, Hardcover

this volume offers a detailed and accessible socio-cultural and literary study of the material and symbolic life of indigenous communities and the south asian diaspora in north america and india.
Attukal Amma: the goddess of millions
Rajeev, Lekshmy
2016, Hardcover

the book familiarizes the reader with the bhadrakali cult in kerala and provides a ringside view of the pongal festival and the various rituals associated with it, even as it raises doubts about the authenticity of the myth of kannagi, the heroine of chilappathikaram, associated with the temple.
Becoming Assamese: Colonialism and new subjectivities in Northeast India
Sengupta, Madhumita
2016, Hardcover

this book explores the making of colonial northeast india and offers a new perspective to the study of the assamese identify in the nineteenth century as a distinctly nineteenth-century cultural phenomenon, not confined to linguistic parameters alone. it studies crucial markers of the self--history, customs, food, dress, new religious beliefs etc.
Conservation issues in Asia: sharing good practice, ed. by O.P. aggarwal, et al.
2016, Hardcover

the book contains articles presented at the international conference of national trusts organized by intach from 3 to 5 dec. 2007 at new delhi, embhasizing regional cooperation in matters of heritage consevation.
Democrats and dissenters
Guha, Ramachandra
2016, Hardcover

the book is a work of themes: from the responsibilities of writers to the complex relationship between democracy and violence.
Group 1890: India's indigenous modernism, ed. by Kishore Singh, et al.
2016, Hardcover

contents: introduction: beyond the cobwebs of art history, kishore singh, group 1890: the journey of a moment, shruti parthasarathy, revisiting group 1890: an interview with gulammohammed sheikh, shruti parthasarathy, new dimensions: the many `sculptors\' of group 1890, poonam baid, an insider looks out: an interview with prayag shukla, as told to shruti parthasarathy, the arti ...
India and World War II: war, Armed forces, and society, 1939-45
Roy, Kaushik
2016, Hardcover

the second world war remains a defining chapter in modern world history. moving beyond the claims of how indian resources and soldiers aided the allies in winning the war, this volume explores interrelationship between the indian armed force, the indian society, and the war.
Indian paintings of the British period in the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian art.
Losty, J.P. et al.
2016, Hardcover

this exceptionally informative and beautifully illustrated catalogue examines the museum\'s holdings of paintings done in india under the british during the late 18th and 19th centuries in a style popularly known as company painting. j.p. losty, the foremost authority on anglo-indian painting, incorporates his latest research into the text and also added another thirty comparat ...
Kankabati, by Trailokyanath Mukhopadhyay tr. from Bengali and annotated, by Nandini Bhattacharya
2016, Hardcover

this translation annotated edition of kankabati brings to life trailokyanath mukhopadhyay\'s first novel about a little girl in the village of kusumghati in nineteenth-century bengal. kankabati has a strange dream where she embarks upon a series of adventure in bizarre places and situations.
Khakhara Temples
Mahapatra, Sanjaya Kumar
2016, Hardcover

orissa is known for its rich heritage of art and architecture. the present volume revolves around the unique features of the khakhara temples which are designed for their semi-cylindrical roof. the present study deals with the distinct nature of the khakhara temples showing the marked differences with the other monuments.
Memory & identity: Indian. Artists. Abroad
Singh, Kishore
2016, Hardcover

contents: the uniqueness of being: the individual vs. the group, distinguishing identity: building a creative response, imposing identity on the artist: but does it hold validity in his art? the burden of a national art: and of memory, the other as an idea: and the seductions of memory, francis newton souza: london, 1949-67, new york: 1967-2002, syed haider raza: paris, 1950-20 ...
Rabindranath Tagore in South-East Asia: culture, connectivity and bridge making, ed. by Lipi Ghosh
2016, Hardcover

this collection of essays probes the intellectual bases of tagore\'s theory of civilzation, his ideas of east and west, his theory of cultural encounter in the context of south-east asia, and also provides an in-depth analysis of his philosophy, i.e. his concepts of nationalism, internationalism and universalism.
Ratna style temples with an ambulatory: selected temple concepts in Bengal and the Kathmandu valley
Ritterspach, Raimund O.A. Becker
2016, Paperback
Real and imagined widows: gender relations in colonial North India
Atwal, Jyoti
2016, Hardcover

this book explores the poltico-cultural imagination that formed the subtext of the reformist, nationalist and women\'s discourses on widowhood from the colonial period to the 1950s.
Revitalizing: Indian Archaeology further theoretical essays, 2 vols. (Set)
Paddayya, K.
2016, Hardcover

this set contains twenty articles of the author on various aspects of theoretical archaeology. these are mainly reprints of articles and papers published at various places over the last thirty-five years.
Sacred symbols of Nepal: mythical creatures
Sanders, Toni et al.
2016, Paperback
Sacred symbols of Nepal: mythical creatures
Sanders, Toni et al.
2016, Paperback
Seeing into stone: pre-Buddhist Petroglyphs and Zangskar's early inhabitants
Linrothe, Rob
2016, Hardcover

petroglyphs—drawings on rock—are the earliest and richest traces of human culture in zangskar, a distinctive region of the western himalayas. this volume is richly illustrated with original photographs taken in zangskar and neighboring regions documenting the locations and detailsof these enigmatic rock carvings. the photographs represent more than twenty years of fieldwork ...
Style of India
Khanna, Geeta
2016, Hardcover

this pathbreaking volume takes the reader through a journey of style in india ranging from ancient temple sculpture to modern cinema and contemporary fashion design. the material culture of dress in india has never before been addressed in such a vast sweep and with such a fresh view. exploring the subject as a visual, rather than a textual, the author celebrates the power of t ...
Tea plantation workers of Assam and the Indian national movement 1921-1947
Nath, Bikash
2016, Hardcover

the book studies the various phases of worker\'s politics in the tea plantation of assam and deliberates upon the role of nationalist leaders in molding the fate of these workes.
The architecture of the Hindus, ed. and rev. edn., introductionby B.M. Pande
Raz, Ram
2016, Hardcover

ram raz\'s essay on hindu architecture is a pioneering work based on the study of hindu temple architecture as described in ancient texts on the subject. the volume, first published in 1834, has long been out-of-print and is being re-issued with a new introduction. the work is of outstanding value not withstanding the change in perception due to new material and research.
The frontier tribal belt: genesis and purpose under the Raj
Bangash, Salman
2016, Hardcover

this book deals with one of his most complicated frontier quandaries faced by the british empire in india, besides discussing the political, administrative, and social intricacies of the tribal belt under the british rule.
The Journey of the goddess Durga: India Java and Bali
Ariati, Ni Wayen Pasek
2016, Hardcover

written by a balinese historian this volume traces the long journey of images of the goddess durga within india in the 1st millennium ce and then the long evolution of these images in java and bali beginning c.700 ce in the early mataram kingdom of ancient java. in addition to being a historical study this volume also documents the author\'s personal journey. raised in a rural ...
The journey of the Goddess Durga: India, Java and Bali
Ariati, Ni Wayan Pasek
2016, Hardcover

written by a balinese historian this volume traces the long journey of images of the goddess durga within india in the 1st millennium ce and then the long evolution of these images in java and bali beginning c.700 ce in the early mataram kingdom of ancient java. in addition to being a historical study this volume also documents the author\'s personal journey. raised in a rural ...
The Routledge atlas of South Asian affairs, by Robert W. Bradnock, cartography by Catherine Lawrence
2016, Paperback

this atlas highlights the global significance of south asia in relation to economic, geopolitical and strategic interests. it is illustrated with more than 100 original maps and offers concise entries on key issues, including population growth, the geopolitics of trans-boundary water resources, natural disaster management and climate change.
The Tamil separatist war in Sri Lanka
Wickremesekera, Channa
2016, Hardcover

the complex and long-drawn war between the sri lankan government and the liberation tigers of tamil elam (ltte) ended with the defect of the tigers in 2009.
The web of freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's struggle for ecoomic justice
2016, Hardcover

freedom fighter, economic philosopher, environmentalist, and gandhian constructive worker, kumarappa (1892-1960) was a man of many parts. a rare thinker who married theory with practice, kumarappa challenged the received wisdom on industrilization and modernity. based on extensive archival research, this volume presents the fascinating story of his life, work, and ideas that ha ...
Tiger: the life of Tipu Sultan
Brittlebank, Kate
2016, Hardcover

for 200 years, tipu sultan of mysore has been a controversial historical figure. was he a cruel and bigoted tyrant or a wise and just ruler? a reckless adventurer or a proud nationalist determined to throw the british out of india? this short account of his life cuts through the myths to make this enigmatic king and his times come vividly alive.
Vada in theory and practice: studies in debates, dialogues and discussions in Indian intellectual discourses
Tripathi, Radhavallabh
2016, Hardcover

vada, meaning debates, dialogues, discussions, was the quintessential of indian spirit, enabling and promoting the growth of different philosophical and knowledge systems of india. it subsists on diversity and its tradition envisages pluralism. vata was vital and critical for the growth of our socio-political fabrics.
Visible Heritage: Essays on the Art and Architecture of Greater Ladakh (16th Conference of the International Association for Ladakh Studies Heidelberg 17-20 April, 2013), ed. by…
2016, Hardcover

...rob linrothe and heinrich poll. contents: 1. alchi tsatsapuri: notes on the history of an early monument by andre alexander; 2. lost and gone forever: notes on the demolition of the 23 red temple of hunder by noor jahan chunka and gerald kozicz; 3. fortifications of ladakh: a brief chrono-typology by quentin devers; 4. the munshi house in leh: a building history by john ha ...
Vrttamalastuti of Jnanasrimitra with Sakyaraksita's Vrttamala(stuti)vivrti (critical edn.), ed. by Michael Hahn, rev. by S. S. Bahulkar, Lata Mahesh Deokar & M. A. Deokar
2016, Hardcover

the vrttamalastuti or praise in the form of a garland of metres counted by syllables is a unique piece of literature composed by jnanasrimitra, who taught buddhist philosophy and other subjects at the university of vikramasila in the first half of the 11th century. this work illustrates 150 metres in the form of a hymn, as indicated by its title. the addressee is the bodhisattv ...
Water design: environment and histories, ed. by Jutta Jain-Neubauer
2016, Hardcover

much can be learnt from india\'s rich systems of harvesting and disturbing rainwater and groundwater through a variety of architecture, some of which are engineering and aesthetic marvels. these structures determined where cities would flourish as well as routes ancient caravans would take. they fed off and into migration networks, creating a holistic interconnection between to ...
Imagining culture: essays in early modern history and literature, ed. by Jonathan Hart
2015, Paperback
Psychological aspects of Buddhist Jataka stories
Jayatunge, Ruwan M.
2015, Paperback
The Saundaryalahari of Sankaracarya: a translation and commentary on the Anandalahari, 2nd rev. and enlarged edn.
Yati, Nitya Chaitanya
2015, Hardcover

this book comprises the first part of saundaryalahari, popularly known as anandalahari. the text is a protolinguistic composition using a pictorial language of images. the absolute joy of advaita is presented subjectively as ananda and objectively as saundarya. for the contemplation of the shri chakra, 53 meditations have also been provided.
Mustang: the culture and landscape of Lo, a cultural and photographic research
Beck, Michael
2014, Paperback

a pictorial book on the art, craft, and culture of mustang.
Sri-yantra and the geophilosophy of India
Kumar, Niraj
2014, Hardcover

sri-yantra, a mythical instrument, strikes a balance between the gross subtle and causal dimensions of the microcosmic and macrocosmic phenomena. it has made a strong footprint in the geophilosophy of india and beyond, and has a major stake in india\'s landscape, code of indian civilization, and is set to make a difference in various walks of indian life.
Tantra: the science and Natya the art: the two--faceted reality
Suresh, Padmaja
2013, Hardcover
Bhojanakutuhalam: an encyclopedic work on various aspects of food by Raghunathasuri, ed. with English tr., notes and illus. by CTF, I-AM
2012, Paperback